Scientific Linux Security Update : fontconfig on SL7.x x86_64

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Security Fix(es) :

- It was found that cache files were insufficiently
validated in fontconfig. A local attacker could create a
specially crafted cache file to trigger arbitrary free()
calls, which in turn could lead to arbitrary code
execution. (CVE-2016-5384)

Additional Changes :

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?42567b73

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 95838 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-5384

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